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Eye-Fi Team up Nikon to bring Eye-Fi-Connected’s D60

Eye-Fi Team up Nikon to bring Eye-Fi-Connected’s D60

EYE-FI, the world’s first wireless memory card that we have covered back in a few articles then, like the FCC approval or review wound-up, if that jog your memory, has teamed up with Nikon to bring you the same technology on the newly announced D60. The D60 will be the first ‘Eye-Fi Connected ’ digital camera that allows direct wireless images transfer straight from the camera to the photo sharing sites or computer.

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Sony Joins HP’s DVD manufactured-on-demand Service

Sony Joins HP’s DVD manufactured-on-demand Service

I got bored reading the overwhelming video-on-demand news these days, not to mention writing one, but may be this MOD from HP is something interesting because I didn’t know its existence till now! Pity me. The DVD manufactured-on-demand service from HP allows retailers to custom order niche and older DVD titles online that’s not available on the video market. Call me old timer, I never heard of DVD manufactured-on-demand service before. The latest news on the street is HP has reached a licensing agreement from Sony, the first Major Studio to support the MOD.

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AT&T Offers Free Wi-Fi Access

AT&T Offers Free Wi-Fi Access

Yes, it’s free but only at AT&T’s WIFI Hotspots and provided that you are also a subscriber to AT&T’s broadband service with 1.5-Mbps plan or higher.

AT&T has more than 10,000 public Wi-Fi hotspots in places like Airports, Bookstores, McDonald, Convention and Hotels. The free access is currently being offered for premium subscribers only, leaves majority of poorer folks like us in the dark. AT&T says the new offer will allow more than 10 million AT&T broadband customers to enjoy free access starting early next week.

Are you one of them? Lucky you, I can’t recall when was the last time my cable carrier throws in a free meal like this. They also reveal a faster 10 Mbps broadband plan U-verse customer at additional cost of $55 a month.

[via AT&T | phonemag]

Two Hundred Thousand Dollars Ticket to Travel in Space.

Two Hundred Thousand Dollars Ticket to Travel in Space.

The space tourism company Virgin Galactic unveiled a new model of the commercial spaceship, SpaceShip Two rocket plane and WhiteKnight Two mothership in New York today. The owner Richard Branson says he is hoping the new design will provide paying passengers into space on a regular basic next year. The commercialize space business from Virgin Galactic offers once in a lifetime space travel experience and it’s 10 times less than what Dennis Tito, a US businessman paid for his $20 million expedition by Space Adventures of Vienna in 2001.

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World’s Largest Swimming Pool cost nearly Two Billion Dollars to Build

World’s Largest Swimming Pool cost nearly Two Billion Dollars to Build

Seriously, take a long and deep breath if you're thinking of making a lap in the swimming pool at the San Alfonso del Mar resort in Algarrobo city, Chile. The 20 acres man-made saltwater lagoon measures more than one thousand yards in length, 115 feet deep and fills with 66 million gallons of water. It overwhelmed the World’s 2nd largest pool in Morocco, the Big Splash, which has a mere size of 150 x 100 yards. Yesterday, the Guinness Book of Records has officially recognized the San Alfonso lagoon as the World’s largest swimming pool.

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Dish Network to Offer HD-Only Option but not Good Enough

Dish Network to Offer HD-Only Option but not Good Enough

The HD enthusiast that wishes for HD only package can get it from Dish network starting February, the 1st with a mere $29.99 a month. The service includes more than 70 HD channels that are currently available at Dish network from Essential and Ultimate packages minus premium movie channels, sports packages, NHL HD and NBA HD. I’m a certified HD-freak, paid full premium at TWC just to get the 4 extra premium movie channels with an outrageous cost of $96 a month and I never once watched the extra hundreds of SD movie channels that come with it. The Dish HD-only's offer is not good enough unless they throw in ALL the HD channels, I can skip SD and don’t mind paying extra but I do need a wholesome of HD-ONLY package as long as it’s within a reasonable cost . How many readers out there are with me?

[via homemediamagazine]

HBO Gone Broadband on Demand

HBO Gone Broadband on Demand

The Packers fans lost their dream to Super Bowl XLII last night but some of them will be the first in the country to experience HBO on Broadband service tomorrow. The TWC-owned-HBO is rolling out an online video service, HBO on Broadband, to reach the glowing internet crowds that spend most of their online minutes streaming video.

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GE Money Lost Backup Tape with 650,000 Card Holders Information

GE Money Lost Backup Tape with 650,000 Card Holders Information

Personal information belongs to 650,000 US customers of J.C. Penney and up to 100 retailers, including 150,000 social security numbers in a backup tape was reported missing by GE Money. GE Money been trying to locate the backup tape since October but it simply vanished into thin air inside a storage vault owned by Iron Mountain. The authority believed the missing records have not been exploited in any way and insisted the incident is not an act of identity theft but a misplaced tape case.

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TWC’s twisted Plan for the Glowing Video Streaming Business

TWC’s twisted Plan for the Glowing Video Streaming Business

The Lucifer of 2nd largest cable provider is back in taunting mood. A small city with population of 110,000 at southeast Texas about to experiment the new Satanist plan from Time Warner Cable. Starting first quarter this year, new cable subscribers at Beaumont, Texas will have to weight their all-you-can-eat buffet at the counter. The chief is complaining 5% of their customer bases consume over the threshold, extra charge will be weighted by scale for the big eater, but they wish to continue the buffet business as usual. Oh wait… No money back if you eat less.

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